kiwix: package status now ok, kiwix wrapper does not start anything

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at
Sat Jun 9 09:11:01 UTC 2012

HI Vasudev,

On Sa 09 Jun 2012 09:10:52 CEST Vasudev Kamath wrote:

> On 22:51 Fri 08 Jun     , Mike Gabriel wrote:
>> Hi Renaud,
>> the kiwix package itself (as on collab-maint Git) is now quite ok
>> (not looked at the cleanup part, but the build result looks
>> generally ok.
> Mike I'm unable to build the package with --git-pristine-tar option
> reason being this file **
> is missing orig in its name. Can you fix this? or shall I?

I use git-buildpackage -uc -us to build the package. No problem here.  
What exeact command do you use?

>> However, the kiwix script /usr/lib/kiwix/kiwix does not launch
>> anything... When running in strace I get a lot of file-not-found /
>> no-such-file notifications.
> Probably we need to look into install files and all once again? I
> wrote this long back when kiwix was 0.9-beta2 or 3 I don't know there
> might be some new files which I've not added. I will have a look at
> the install files in upstream and ours

Nearly all files get installed via upstream's Makefile by now. So, it  
is Renaud's call... (I guess).



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